sup etymology

English word sup comes from English superintendent

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Detailed word origin of sup

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superintendent English (eng) (chiefly, US) A janitor.. A person who is authorized to supervise, direct or administer something.. A police rank used in Commonwealth countries, ranking above chief inspector, and below chief superintendent.. The manager of a building, usually a communal residence, who is responsible for keeping the facilities functional and often collecting rent or similar payments, either as also the [...]
sup English (eng) (informal) Superintendent.